> Mandi Smallhorne wrote:
> Thank you both!
> It takes a lot of courage – easier to face off to real nastiness
> than jokes, you always get the “oh, don’t you have a sense of
> humour?” thing!
In the U.S. useers of such "mild" bigoted terms will accuse you of
"political correctness" if you object. Mandi's post wonderfully unpacks
the content of that term. I means something like "I have the right to be
as rude as I please, and you are being a stuffed shrit if you objectd."